In recent decades, society’s passion for fitness has increased almost as much as its desire for body art so not surprisingly there may be a connection between the two, after all when it comes to body tattoos for men, it helps to have a great physique to do them justice. With all the modern advances in technology within tattooing industry, these designs are now more popular than ever and thanks to improvements in the ink colors and equipment now available, the standards and variety of tattoos available are second to none. There is an abundance of different styles, shapes and sizes of body art designs available, many of which have been created with specific body parts in mind and are specifically designed to accentuate muscle and enhance the overall shape.
One of the favorite styles for body tattoos for men, are the ever-popular tribal designs, many of which consist of geometrical shapes and symmetrical imagery that not only exude masculinity but also add to a guy’s overall attraction when inked on his skin. There are many designs of this kind that put the artwork of ancient tribes and civilizations to a very modern use when transformed into body art design for the male torso. There are many other popular images and themes that are favored by male tattoo fans, including animal images such as big cats, birds of prey and even fantasy or mythical creatures like the dragon or phoenix. Reptiles like the snake are also a favorite with many guys and this particular image, while not exactly cute and cuddly, certainly works well on a larger canvas of skin, running down the male body from shoulder to thigh, via the rib cage or wrapped around the front and back for a more elaborate but visually stunning effect. Oriental dragon images are also ideal for a larger skin surface, particularly when incorporating several body parts within the overall design. These are often vibrant, brightly colored creations that are beautifully detailed, depicted on their own or in conjunction with related images such as fire or flames. Designs of this kind are perfect to cover the whole of the back area, however be warned, there will be a lot of work involved in a tattoo of this kind and it will take plenty of time to complete so you will need multiple sessions with your tattooist. The end result however, will definitely be worth the time, effort and expense invested, so you will certainly have a tattoo you can display on your torso with pride.
Other oriental themed images are also widely requested for use in body tattoos for men and these include symbolic Koki fish, Samurai, warriors, Geisha girls, cherry blossom and other floral images. Any of these are versatile enough to adapt for any body placement area from the ribs to the chest, stomach and shoulders as well as the upper, lower or entire back area. These are often use din conjunction with each other or may include Japanese kanji or Chinese characters for a more authentic feel. Written tattoos in a foreign language or script like Latin, Hebrew, Arabic or Sanskrit are another hot trend that are great for lateral body parts in particular.